Copywriter recruitment agency listing
A copywriter working in an Advertising Agency will usually report to the Creative Director. The job involves writing for print ads, brochures, Web sites, commercials and other advertising materials. You need to able to write catchy persuasive copy that sells the clients products and services. Working hours are typically long and unconventional as you must meet deadline demands.
Employers will usually look for a Bachelors degree in English, journalism etc, although some successful copywriters work their way up after taking specific Copywriting courses.
Registering with a Recruitment Agency who specialise in Media and Advertising is a vital first step to getting a possible introduction to your future employer. You should collate a portfolio in preparation for interviews with material that can be added or removed depending on the specialisms of the Advertising Agency. Salaries for Copywriters range for c£18k at entry level to c£45k with good experience.
Career prospects can be better at a larger Advertising Agency as it is likely you will be working on prestigious brand names, which should impress any future employers!